neopentyl etymology

English word neopentyl comes from English neopentane, English oxygen

Detailed word origin of neopentyl

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
neopentane English (eng) (organic compound) The aliphatic alkane dimethylpropane; isomeric with pentane and isopentane.
oxygen English (eng) (countable) An atom of this element.. (medicine) A mixture of oxygen and other gases, administered to a patient to help him or her to breathe.. A chemical element (symbol O) with an atomic number of 8 and relative atomic mass of 15.9994.. Molecular oxygen (O2), a colorless, odorless gas at room temperature.
neopentyl English (eng) (organic chemistry, especially in combination) A univalent radical derived from neopentane.

Words with the same origin as neopentyl

Descendants of oxygen
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